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Juicy and Tender Oven Baked BBQ Chicken Thighs

Juicy and tender Oven Baked BBQ Chicken Thighs is a quick and easy recipe for busy night or a crowd.

This is one of my favorite recipes for boneless skinless chicken thighs marinated, baked, and broiled in the oven. The final result; you will have juicy and tender aromatic chicken with mouthwatering caramelized BBQ sauce on top.

ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce

instructions

  1. Wash and pat dry the chicken and put it in a gallon size zip-lock bag.
  2. Add the seasoning and olive oil.
  3. Close the bag, mix everything together, and marinate 1-24 hours.
  4. Place the chicken on a baking sheet with a wire rack and bake at 400˚F for about 20 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 170-175˚
  5. When done, brush BBQ sauce on top of the chicken.
  6. Set the oven broil and broil for about 5 minutes or until the BBQ sauce is caramelized.

notes

  1. What type of chicken can I use in this recipe? In this recipe, I use boneless skinless chicken thighs. If you want, you also can use bone-in skin-on chicken thighs or chicken drumsticks. However, the cooking time will be different.
  2. What is the baking time for other type of chicken?
  • Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs – bake for 20 minutes at 400˚F.
  • Bone-in Skin-on Chicken Thighs – bake for 40-45 minutes at 400˚F.
  • Chicken Drumsticks – bake for 50-60 minutes at 400˚F.
  1. How to know if chicken is cooked?

It’s very important to make sure that your chicken is completely cooked. Here are a few tips:

  1. The internal temperature of cooked chicken should be at least 165˚ Though, I prefer to cook mine till it’s 175˚F.
  2. The juices from the chicken should come out clear.
  3. If you have bones in the chicken, make sure that there is no meat with pinkish color on the bones.

Juicy and Tender Oven Baked BBQ Chicken Thighs

5 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Juicy and Tender Oven Baked BBQ Chicken Thighs.This recipe was so good! I didn’t use the same BBQ sauce I mentioned, but rubbing in dry made the chicken especially tasty. It was so tender and juicy when everything was said and done!

  2. 5 stars
    Juicy and Tender Oven Baked BBQ Chicken Thighs.This recipe was very good! It didn’t use the same BBQ sauce as mentioned, but the dry rub chicken made it extra delicious. Very delicate and juicy when everything is said and done.How to cook chicken thighs in the oven
    It takes less than 30 minutes to cook the meat after the chicken is marinated.

    Place the chicken on a baking sheet with a wire rack and bake for about 20 minutes or at 400˚F until the internal temperature reaches 170-175˚F.

    When you’re done, brush the barbecue sauce over the chicken.

    Bake in the oven and cook for about 5 minutes or until the barbecue sauce is caramel.

    And the Baked BBQ Chicken Thigh is ready to serve!What kind of chicken can I use in this recipe?
    In this recipe, I use boneless skinless chicken thighs. If you want, you can also use chicken thigh or chicken sticks in bony skin. However, the cooking time will be different.

    What is the cooking time for other chicken species?
    Boneless Skinless Chicken Thigh – Cook for 20 minutes at 400˚F.
    Chicken Thigh on Bone Skin – Cook for 40-45 minutes at 40045F.
    Chicken Drumsticks – Cook at 400˚F for 50-60 minutes.
    How can I find out if chicken is cooked?
    It is very important to make sure that your chicken is completely cooked. Here are a few tips:

    The internal temperature of the cooked chicken should be at least 165˚. Still, I prefer to cook until mine is 175˚F.
    Juices from the chicken should come out clean.
    If the chicken has bones, make sure that the bones do not have pinkish flesh.

  3. 5 stars
    Juicy and Tender Oven Baked BBQ Chicken Thighs.Juicy and Tender Oven Baked BBQ Chicken Thighs is great dinner idea.Dinner recipes.Easy keto recipe.

  4. 5 stars
    Juicy and Tender Oven Baked BBQ Chicken Thighs.This recipe was so good! I didn’t use the same BBQ sauce as mentioned but the dry rub made the chicken extra delicious. It was so tender and juicy when all was said and done!

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